Having spent very little time in any mid-western U.S. state, I am indeed a Pacific vagrant in the Mississippi Flyway.
It has been a whirlwind journey. Having earned my PhD in July...
... my spouse and I packed up our lives and our menagerie of domestic animals and headed east to St. Louis, Missouri. Maris is now a Research Fellow with the Institute for Conservation Medicine and we are settling in to life at the confluence.
We made it just in time to greet fall migration and my head nearly exploded with the wonders of migratory warblers descending en masse on some of the greatest city parks I have ever been lucky enough to enjoy.
The Urban Scientist
Tenure, She Wrote
Small Pond Science
Natural History Institute
Cool Green Science
Open Access Ecology Journals